The table below looks at the statistics for User Stories skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited User Stories over the 3 months to 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Story
Rank 242 237 317
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +80
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 527 564 351
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.22% 1.23% 0.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.45% 1.47% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 460 431 293
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £40,000 £41,700
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,750 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.29% -
User Stories
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
36338 38413 36378
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 84.27% 83.80% 82.56%
Number of salaries quoted 30291 31426 30418
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +6.25%

User Stories
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing User Stories across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

User Stories Jobs Demand Trend in London

User Stories
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing User Stories across the London region.

User Stories Salary Trend in London

User Stories
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing User Stories across the London region over the 3 months to 30 March 2015.

User Stories Salary Histogram in London

User Stories
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing User Stories within the London region over the 3 months to 30 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -23 60 £55,000 +15.78% 18
Bromley +17 6 £60,000 +20.00%
Sidcup 0 5 £50,000 +3.09%
Harrow +4 4 £27,500 -52.99%
Hammersmith - 3 £55,000 -
Croydon +15 2 £61,250 +16.66%
South Croydon - 2 £47,500 -
Ealing - 2 £52,500 -
Chiswick -4 1 £62,500 +92.30%
Wimbledon - 1 £37,500 -
Canary Wharf - 1 £25,000 -
Feltham - 1 £60,000 -
Chessington - 1 £55,000 - 1
User Stories
England

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs across the London region citing User Stories also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited User Stories.

1 766 (79.71%) Agile Software Development
2 375 (39.02%) Scrum
3 228 (23.73%) E-Commerce
4 225 (23.41%) QA
5 214 (22.27%) Business Analysis
6 213 (22.16%) Retail
7 197 (20.50%) Use Case
8 196 (20.40%) SQL
9 190 (19.77%) User Experience
10 186 (19.35%) Finance
11 169 (17.59%) Project Management
12 144 (14.98%) Analytical Skills
13 143 (14.88%) TDD
14 131 (13.63%) Continuous Integration
15 126 (13.11%) Waterfall
16 125 (13.01%) JavaScript
17 121 (12.59%) HTML
18 118 (12.28%) BDD
19 117 (12.17%) User Acceptance Testing
20 113 (11.76%) JIRA
20 113 (11.76%) Java
21 112 (11.65%) Marketing
21 112 (11.65%) Analytics
22 105 (10.93%) Degree
22 105 (10.93%) ISEB
23 103 (10.72%) Telecoms
24 101 (10.51%) Banking
25 97 (10.09%) Stakeholder Management
25 97 (10.09%) XML
26 95 (9.89%) Software Delivery

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs across the London region citing User Stories also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited User Stories. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 38 (3.95%) CMS
2 31 (3.23%) Confluence
2 31 (3.23%) Apache Pig
3 17 (1.77%) SharePoint
4 11 (1.14%) Tomcat
5 9 (0.94%) JBoss
6 6 (0.62%) Node.js
7 5 (0.52%) Apache
7 5 (0.52%) WebSphere
7 5 (0.52%) Mule
8 4 (0.42%) WordPress
8 4 (0.42%) FileNet
8 4 (0.42%) EPiServer CMS
9 3 (0.31%) Apache Solr
9 3 (0.31%) SAS
10 2 (0.21%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.21%) IIS
10 2 (0.21%) Moodle
10 2 (0.21%) nginx
10 2 (0.21%) Drupal
Applications
1 47 (4.89%) MS Excel
2 46 (4.79%) MS Visio
3 35 (3.64%) Photoshop
4 24 (2.50%) MS PowerPoint
5 19 (1.98%) MS Office
6 18 (1.87%) Adobe Illustrator
7 16 (1.66%) OmniGraffle
7 16 (1.66%) Fireworks
8 3 (0.31%) InDesign
8 3 (0.31%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.10%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 32 (3.33%) Google Analytics
2 8 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.42%) WebTrends
4 3 (0.31%) SAP FI-GL
4 3 (0.31%) Magento
5 2 (0.21%) SAP FI
5 2 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 35 (3.64%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (3.23%) Amazon EC2
2 31 (3.23%) Amazon S3
2 31 (3.23%) Amazon EMR
3 28 (2.91%) SaaS
4 6 (0.62%) Force.com
5 5 (0.52%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (0.31%) Basecamp
6 3 (0.31%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 25 (2.60%) Internet
2 18 (1.87%) HTTP
3 10 (1.04%) Network Security
4 7 (0.73%) CTI
5 5 (0.52%) Broadband
6 4 (0.42%) DNS
6 4 (0.42%) DSL
6 4 (0.42%) Wireshark
6 4 (0.42%) TCP/IP
7 3 (0.31%) VPN
7 3 (0.31%) SSL
7 3 (0.31%) IPv4
7 3 (0.31%) IPv6
8 1 (0.10%) Ethernet
8 1 (0.10%) SNMP
8 1 (0.10%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (4.16%) SQL Server
2 39 (4.06%) MongoDB
3 36 (3.75%) Hadoop
4 34 (3.54%) NoSQL
5 31 (3.23%) Mahout
5 31 (3.23%) Impala
5 31 (3.23%) Apache Hive
5 31 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
6 30 (3.12%) Data Warehouse
6 30 (3.12%) Big Data
7 17 (1.77%) Relational Database
7 17 (1.77%) MySQL
8 14 (1.46%) RDBMS
9 9 (0.94%) QlikView
9 9 (0.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 8 (0.83%) BusinessObjects
11 6 (0.62%) SQL Server 2012
12 5 (0.52%) Redis
12 5 (0.52%) Riak
12 5 (0.52%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 113 (11.76%) JIRA
2 83 (8.64%) Selenium
3 75 (7.80%) Jenkins
4 69 (7.18%) Cucumber
5 60 (6.24%) Git (software)
6 53 (5.52%) WebDriver
7 35 (3.64%) Axure RP
8 33 (3.43%) Maven
9 32 (3.33%) Yeoman
10 29 (3.02%) QuickTest Pro
11 22 (2.29%) JUnit
12 21 (2.19%) Ant
12 21 (2.19%) JMeter
13 19 (1.98%) Team Foundation Server
14 16 (1.66%) JBehave
15 15 (1.56%) TestNG
15 15 (1.56%) Visual Studio
15 15 (1.56%) Eclipse
16 13 (1.35%) Subversion
16 13 (1.35%) TeamCity
General
1 213 (22.16%) Retail
2 186 (19.35%) Finance
3 112 (11.65%) Marketing
4 103 (10.72%) Telecoms
5 101 (10.51%) Banking
6 61 (6.35%) Advertising
7 45 (4.68%) Games
8 38 (3.95%) Publishing
8 38 (3.95%) Law
9 18 (1.87%) Retail Banking
10 15 (1.56%) Legal
10 15 (1.56%) Investment Banking
11 10 (1.04%) Back Office
12 9 (0.94%) Front Office
13 7 (0.73%) Automotive
14 2 (0.21%) Local Government
14 2 (0.21%) Billing
15 1 (0.10%) Manufacturing
15 1 (0.10%) Financial Institution
15 1 (0.10%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 490 (50.99%) Analyst
2 441 (45.89%) Business Analyst
3 126 (13.11%) Developer
4 101 (10.51%) Senior Analyst
5 93 (9.68%) Senior Business Analyst
6 80 (8.32%) Agile Business Analyst
7 56 (5.83%) Project Manager
8 49 (5.10%) Designer
9 46 (4.79%) QA Engineer
10 42 (4.37%) Product Owner
11 38 (3.95%) Product Manager
12 37 (3.85%) UX Designer
13 36 (3.75%) Senior Developer
14 31 (3.23%) Systems Analyst
14 31 (3.23%) Data Scientist
15 29 (3.02%) Business Systems Analyst
16 26 (2.71%) Java Developer
16 26 (2.71%) iOS Developer
17 25 (2.60%) Test Analyst
17 25 (2.60%) Senior QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 121 (12.59%) HTML
2 97 (10.09%) XML
3 94 (9.78%) CSS
4 64 (6.66%) .NET
5 63 (6.56%) Web Services
6 47 (4.89%) HTML5
7 42 (4.37%) JSON
7 42 (4.37%) SOAP
8 40 (4.16%) Gherkin
9 36 (3.75%) RESTful
10 32 (3.33%) D3.js
11 31 (3.23%) Natural Language Processing
11 31 (3.23%) SciPy
11 31 (3.23%) Spring
11 31 (3.23%) Cascalog
11 31 (3.23%) Pandas
11 31 (3.23%) scikit-learn
12 30 (3.12%) Flash
12 30 (3.12%) REST
12 30 (3.12%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 190 (19.77%) User Experience
2 144 (14.98%) Analytical Skills
3 79 (8.22%) Mobile App
4 74 (7.70%) Open Source
5 43 (4.47%) FMCG
5 43 (4.47%) Computer Science
6 42 (4.37%) Visualisation
7 27 (2.81%) iPhone
8 26 (2.71%) Management Information System
9 24 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
10 15 (1.56%) Digital Media
11 14 (1.46%) iPad
12 13 (1.35%) W3C
12 13 (1.35%) Blackberry
13 12 (1.25%) NHS
13 12 (1.25%) Social Media
14 11 (1.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 11 (1.14%) Credit Risk
15 10 (1.04%) Wiki
16 9 (0.94%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 82 (8.53%) Apple iOS
2 61 (6.35%) Android
3 17 (1.77%) Windows
4 14 (1.46%) Windows Phone
5 13 (1.35%) UNIX
6 8 (0.83%) Linux
7 6 (0.62%) Windows Phone 8
8 2 (0.21%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.10%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 766 (79.71%) Agile Software Development
2 375 (39.02%) Scrum
3 228 (23.73%) E-Commerce
4 214 (22.27%) Business Analysis
5 197 (20.50%) Use Case
6 169 (17.59%) Project Management
7 143 (14.88%) TDD
8 131 (13.63%) Continuous Integration
9 126 (13.11%) Waterfall
10 118 (12.28%) BDD
11 117 (12.17%) User Acceptance Testing
12 112 (11.65%) Analytics
13 97 (10.09%) Stakeholder Management
14 95 (9.89%) Software Delivery
15 92 (9.57%) UML
16 88 (9.16%) CRM
17 82 (8.53%) Test Scripting
18 70 (7.28%) Unit Testing
19 66 (6.87%) Product Management
20 63 (6.56%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 196 (20.40%) SQL
2 125 (13.01%) JavaScript
3 113 (11.76%) Java
4 89 (9.26%) C#
5 45 (4.68%) Python
6 38 (3.95%) Ruby
7 35 (3.64%) PHP
8 31 (3.23%) VBA
8 31 (3.23%) Bash Shell
8 31 (3.23%) Clojure
9 28 (2.91%) Objective-C
10 22 (2.29%) R
11 13 (1.35%) PL/SQL
12 11 (1.14%) T-SQL
13 10 (1.04%) C++
13 10 (1.04%) Groovy
13 10 (1.04%) Scala
14 9 (0.94%) C
15 7 (0.73%) Apex Code
16 6 (0.62%) VB
Qualifications
1 105 (10.93%) ISEB
1 105 (10.93%) Degree
2 15 (1.56%) ISTQB
3 13 (1.35%) Security Cleared
4 8 (0.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (0.52%) ISEB Practitioner
6 3 (0.31%) IIBA
6 3 (0.31%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.21%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.10%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.10%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 225 (23.41%) QA
2 10 (1.04%) PCI DSS
3 9 (0.94%) Basel III
4 8 (0.83%) CRD IV
4 8 (0.83%) Basel II
5 3 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.31%) SLA
6 1 (0.10%) WAI
System Software
1 31 (3.23%) VirtualBox
2 4 (0.42%) Cygwin
Systems Management
1 31 (3.23%) Vagrant
2 8 (0.83%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (0.42%) Puppet
3 4 (0.42%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (0.42%) Ansible
Vendors
1 47 (4.89%) Microsoft
2 37 (3.85%) Google
3 34 (3.54%) Oracle
4 20 (2.08%) IBM
5 16 (1.66%) SAP
6 14 (1.46%) Adobe
6 14 (1.46%) Salesforce.com
7 13 (1.35%) Apple
8 10 (1.04%) Cisco
8 10 (1.04%) Sourcefire
9 9 (0.94%) Business Objects
10 7 (0.73%) KANA
11 6 (0.62%) iRise
12 5 (0.52%) hybris
12 5 (0.52%) Guidewire
12 5 (0.52%) SEEBURGER
12 5 (0.52%) TIBCO
13 4 (0.42%) EPiServer
13 4 (0.42%) Omniture
13 4 (0.42%) Atlassian
Central London / West End
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Chessington, Surrey
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £30000 - £40000 Per Annum Pension plan, Private healthcare,
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Personnel IT
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
West London
Eaglecliff
Salary: Excellent DOE
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum Bonus, Pension, Healthcare, Holiday,
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £54000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £37000 - £47000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
East London
North Plains
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum depending on experience
Posted: 4 days ago
East London
North Plains
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum depending on experience
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Bens + Bonus to 10%
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: Unspecified Market Rate plus excellent benefits and bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Salt
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago